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#121 Posted : 01 November 2017 17:24:13

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PACK 8
Stage 63 and 64
The deflectors 1 and 2
Hi put these 2 stages together as they are identical, just left and right hand. Here we screw a bracket to the deflector. Then glue the frame on from the rear.there are couple little marks on the frames to guide position.then it's glue the bracket into boiler and screw the Base to the running board at same time attaching the bypass inspection lid,and a little plate that goes under the running board.this concludes pack 8.cheers mick.BigGrin
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Builds hms victory, suzuki gsx 1300 R hayabusa, honda C B 750, lamborghini countach L P 500 S, tamiya 1/16 rc full option tiger 1 tank,
built, Mclaren M P 4 - 23. Occre london tram,
Stash.airfix 1/24 mosquito. Diag Virginia schooner, tamiya 1/6 honda 750, tamiya 1/35 famo, tamiya 1/35 flak 88.
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#122 Posted : 01 November 2017 17:30:46

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PACK 9
Stage 65
The trailing truck 1
Hi here we just glue the axel boxes to the left and right hand trailing truck beams.cheers mick. BigGrin
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built, Mclaren M P 4 - 23. Occre london tram,
Stash.airfix 1/24 mosquito. Diag Virginia schooner, tamiya 1/6 honda 750, tamiya 1/35 famo, tamiya 1/35 flak 88.
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#123 Posted : 01 November 2017 17:37:21

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PACK 9
Stage 66
The trailing truck 2
First of all we glue the 2 bushes into the trailing truck beams, screw the pivot housing to these put the wheels in and join the 2 half's together with the end beam in one end.cheers mick.BigGrin
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Builds hms victory, suzuki gsx 1300 R hayabusa, honda C B 750, lamborghini countach L P 500 S, tamiya 1/16 rc full option tiger 1 tank,
built, Mclaren M P 4 - 23. Occre london tram,
Stash.airfix 1/24 mosquito. Diag Virginia schooner, tamiya 1/6 honda 750, tamiya 1/35 famo, tamiya 1/35 flak 88.
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#124 Posted : 01 November 2017 17:47:10

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Looking really good now Mick. Top job!Cool

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Phil W.
Completed projects: 1/43 scale Bedford HA van / 1/43 scale MG TD sports car
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#125 Posted : 01 November 2017 17:55:12

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PACK 9
Stage 67
The trailing truck 3
Here first of all we we glue the spring bracket to the spring bracket, then screw them to the chassis with the equaliser mount.then it's put in the short link with screw and bolt,then screw in the equaliser.with another screw and nut. Then screw in a spring via 2 more links,one medium one long. Repeat this on the other side. Then screw in 2 rollers to the trailing truck assembly.then screw this assembly to the main chassis.i decided to then put thredlock on the nuts to all equalisers.as don't want these coming loose when running.this is it for engine till last pack when final parts fit to it.start of the tender next.cheers mick. BigGrin
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Builds hms victory, suzuki gsx 1300 R hayabusa, honda C B 750, lamborghini countach L P 500 S, tamiya 1/16 rc full option tiger 1 tank,
built, Mclaren M P 4 - 23. Occre london tram,
Stash.airfix 1/24 mosquito. Diag Virginia schooner, tamiya 1/6 honda 750, tamiya 1/35 famo, tamiya 1/35 flak 88.
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#126 Posted : 01 November 2017 18:21:25

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BigGrin Looking good Mick, The tender goes together very nicelyCool
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#127 Posted : 01 November 2017 18:29:13

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Great stuff MickBigGrin the end is in sight now.

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#128 Posted : 01 November 2017 20:55:23

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Another great update Mick, looking the biz....Cool Cool

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#129 Posted : 06 November 2017 17:12:33

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PACK 9
Stage 68
The tender Base 1
Hi thanks to all who looked in and left comments much appreciated.
In this stage we simply screw on the centre beams to the tender Base.cheers mick.BigGrin
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Builds hms victory, suzuki gsx 1300 R hayabusa, honda C B 750, lamborghini countach L P 500 S, tamiya 1/16 rc full option tiger 1 tank,
built, Mclaren M P 4 - 23. Occre london tram,
Stash.airfix 1/24 mosquito. Diag Virginia schooner, tamiya 1/6 honda 750, tamiya 1/35 famo, tamiya 1/35 flak 88.
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#130 Posted : 06 November 2017 17:19:13

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PACK 9
Stage 69
The tender Base 2
Here we fit the bolster A and B to the tender Base, then the 2 side beams, and the 2 larger bolsters which will take the wheel trucks. All simply just screwed on. Cheers mick. BigGrin
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Builds hms victory, suzuki gsx 1300 R hayabusa, honda C B 750, lamborghini countach L P 500 S, tamiya 1/16 rc full option tiger 1 tank,
built, Mclaren M P 4 - 23. Occre london tram,
Stash.airfix 1/24 mosquito. Diag Virginia schooner, tamiya 1/6 honda 750, tamiya 1/35 famo, tamiya 1/35 flak 88.
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#131 Posted : 06 November 2017 17:28:54

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PACK 9
Stage 70
The tender Base 3
First of all we glue a step on the rest of the steps, then screw in the front bit to the tender base, then screw on the steps.instructions say use 2X6 screw but these stick through to far for my liking so I used 2X4 instead.from the many spares accumulated so far.cheers mick. BigGrin
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Builds hms victory, suzuki gsx 1300 R hayabusa, honda C B 750, lamborghini countach L P 500 S, tamiya 1/16 rc full option tiger 1 tank,
built, Mclaren M P 4 - 23. Occre london tram,
Stash.airfix 1/24 mosquito. Diag Virginia schooner, tamiya 1/6 honda 750, tamiya 1/35 famo, tamiya 1/35 flak 88.
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#132 Posted : 06 November 2017 17:34:11

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PACK 9
Stage 71
The tender base 4
Here we just screw in the diagonal braces 8 parts, and screw the rear of the tender base. BigGrin
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Builds hms victory, suzuki gsx 1300 R hayabusa, honda C B 750, lamborghini countach L P 500 S, tamiya 1/16 rc full option tiger 1 tank,
built, Mclaren M P 4 - 23. Occre london tram,
Stash.airfix 1/24 mosquito. Diag Virginia schooner, tamiya 1/6 honda 750, tamiya 1/35 famo, tamiya 1/35 flak 88.
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#133 Posted : 06 November 2017 17:40:09

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PACK 9
Stage 72
The tender 1
Here we first of all screw the joining plates to the tender rear walls,then screw the 2 sides of the tender to this,and screw this to the tender base. Cheers mick. BigGrin
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Builds hms victory, suzuki gsx 1300 R hayabusa, honda C B 750, lamborghini countach L P 500 S, tamiya 1/16 rc full option tiger 1 tank,
built, Mclaren M P 4 - 23. Occre london tram,
Stash.airfix 1/24 mosquito. Diag Virginia schooner, tamiya 1/6 honda 750, tamiya 1/35 famo, tamiya 1/35 flak 88.
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#134 Posted : 06 November 2017 17:44:03

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PACK 9
Stage 73
The tender 2
Here it's just gluing the edging to the outside tender edges. Cheers mick. BigGrin
Builds hms victory, suzuki gsx 1300 R hayabusa, honda C B 750, lamborghini countach L P 500 S, tamiya 1/16 rc full option tiger 1 tank,
built, Mclaren M P 4 - 23. Occre london tram,
Stash.airfix 1/24 mosquito. Diag Virginia schooner, tamiya 1/6 honda 750, tamiya 1/35 famo, tamiya 1/35 flak 88.
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#135 Posted : 06 November 2017 17:44:57

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PACK 9
Stage 73
The tender 2
Here it's just gluing the edging to the outside tender edges. This concludes pack 9.cheers mick.BigGrin
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Builds hms victory, suzuki gsx 1300 R hayabusa, honda C B 750, lamborghini countach L P 500 S, tamiya 1/16 rc full option tiger 1 tank,
built, Mclaren M P 4 - 23. Occre london tram,
Stash.airfix 1/24 mosquito. Diag Virginia schooner, tamiya 1/6 honda 750, tamiya 1/35 famo, tamiya 1/35 flak 88.
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#136 Posted : 06 November 2017 18:26:55

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PACK 10
stage 74
The tender 3
Here we first of all glue the coal outlet door to the coal outlet A, then glue coal outlet B to this, then glue in the 2 handles, then screw the coal outlet to the tender front wall. Then screw this into the front of the tender.then fix the zig zag wall on top of this.BigGrin cheers mick.
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Builds hms victory, suzuki gsx 1300 R hayabusa, honda C B 750, lamborghini countach L P 500 S, tamiya 1/16 rc full option tiger 1 tank,
built, Mclaren M P 4 - 23. Occre london tram,
Stash.airfix 1/24 mosquito. Diag Virginia schooner, tamiya 1/6 honda 750, tamiya 1/35 famo, tamiya 1/35 flak 88.
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#137 Posted : 06 November 2017 18:30:43

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PACK 10
Stage 75
The tender 4
Here we just screw the running board support to the front of the tender. Cheers mick. BigGrin
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Builds hms victory, suzuki gsx 1300 R hayabusa, honda C B 750, lamborghini countach L P 500 S, tamiya 1/16 rc full option tiger 1 tank,
built, Mclaren M P 4 - 23. Occre london tram,
Stash.airfix 1/24 mosquito. Diag Virginia schooner, tamiya 1/6 honda 750, tamiya 1/35 famo, tamiya 1/35 flak 88.
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#138 Posted : 06 November 2017 18:32:20

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This is coming on at a fair rate and looking good.

Cool Cool Cool Cool Cool

Not far to go now, hope you enjoy the the final stages.

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#139 Posted : 06 November 2017 18:36:35

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PACK 10
Stages 76 and 77
The tender truck 1 and 2
These stages are,identical so it's just simply glue in the brackets to the tender truck frames.making sure the tender truck mount fits in before glue sets.cheers mick. Blink
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Builds hms victory, suzuki gsx 1300 R hayabusa, honda C B 750, lamborghini countach L P 500 S, tamiya 1/16 rc full option tiger 1 tank,
built, Mclaren M P 4 - 23. Occre london tram,
Stash.airfix 1/24 mosquito. Diag Virginia schooner, tamiya 1/6 honda 750, tamiya 1/35 famo, tamiya 1/35 flak 88.
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#140 Posted : 06 November 2017 18:42:02

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PACK 10
Stage 78
The tender truck 3
First of all we glue the brass bushes into the tender truck frames, then we screw in the truck mount to one side, add the wheels, and screw the other side on. Cheers mick. BigGrin
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Builds hms victory, suzuki gsx 1300 R hayabusa, honda C B 750, lamborghini countach L P 500 S, tamiya 1/16 rc full option tiger 1 tank,
built, Mclaren M P 4 - 23. Occre london tram,
Stash.airfix 1/24 mosquito. Diag Virginia schooner, tamiya 1/6 honda 750, tamiya 1/35 famo, tamiya 1/35 flak 88.
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